The Caledonia volleyball team made sure their first ever trip to state will not be a short stay. The Warriors, seeded two in Class AA, swept past Maple Lake 3-0 in the State Quarterfinal match (25-12, 25-21, 25-9).
With the victory, Caledonia advances in the championship bracket to face Sauk Centre in the MSHSL Class AA State Semifinal. That match will be played Friday at 7 p.m. at the Xcel Energy Center.
The senior combination of Emma Lange and Maria Fruechte had a huge night with a combined 30-kills. Lange had a match high 17.